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Kumanu Founder & CEO Vic Strecher, Ph.D., MPH and ProMedica President and CEO Randy Oostra, DM, FACHE Present Plenary Session at the 6th Annual National Summit on Social Determinants of Health

Stream the Event Tuesday, October 5th, 12:10 – 1:00 pm ET

While the Root Cause Coalition’s 6th annual event is going virtual this year, don’t let the virtual nature of the event fool you. The national summit is hosted and attended by the country’s leading thinkers and doers in the field of Social Determinants of Health, and it’s a highly-engaged and passionate group — so expect the sessions to be informative, passionate, and engaging even through our screens.

This year, Vic Strecher and Randy Oostra will present: Addressing the Root Causes of Health and Wellbeing: A Call to Action for Businesses. Full of late-breaking data on the impact of addressing employee essential needs, it’s a presentation that can’t be missed for anyone leading an organizations wellbeing or engagement strategies. They are just part of a full agenda of leader working together to solve some of our society’s biggest problems. 

Looking to sign-up? There’s still time! Learn more here.

Also, be on the look-out for more events we’re attending and presenting at this fall. We can point you in the right direction if you’re interested in attending and we may even have a discount (or a free pass!) for you.

About the Root Cause Coalition

Co-founded by AARP Foundation and ProMedica in 2015, The Root Cause Coalition is a nonprofit, member-driven organization comprised of more than 90 leading health systems, hospital associations, foundations, businesses, national and community nonprofits, health insurers, academic institutions and policy centers. Their purpose? To achieve health equity for every American.


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Randy Oostra, DM, FACHE

President & CEO, ProMedica

Randy Oostra is the president and chief executive officer of ProMedica, overseeing the not-for-profit mission-based, integrated health and well-being organization headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. Prior to this role, he served as president and chief operating officer.

Oostra is regarded as one of the nation’s top leaders in health care and has earned a spot on several prestigious listings, which include Modern Healthcare’s 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare and Becker’s Healthcare’s 100 great Leaders in Healthcare. He has a strong commitment to the healthcare industry and community and serves on the board of trustees of the following national organizations: Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), American Hospital Association, Health Research and Educational Trust and The Root Cause Coalition, which ProMedica founded.

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Vic Strecher, PhD, MPH​

CEO and Chief Purpose Officer, Kumanu

Vic Strecher (PhD, MPH) is a leader and visionary in the fields of purpose and wellbeing, creating new solutions that operate at the intersection of the science of behavior change and advanced technology. In 1998, Vic created Health Media pioneering Web-based “digital health coaching.” Since January 2014, Vic has given keynote presentations about the role of purpose in life, energy, and willpower to over 1,500 organizations, providing him the opportunity to not only respond to the growing interests of the market, but to also continue to help shape it. In late 2015, Kumanu (formerly JOOL Health) was launched as a major paradigm shift in how individuals engage in the pursuit of purpose, meaning and wellbeing while offering organizations a more insightful means to support positive culture and behavior change.

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